There are 7 ways to get from Seoul Gimpo Airport (GMP) to Kyoto by plane, train, ferry, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Osaka Kansai, train  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Osaka Kansai (KIX) GMP - KIX
  2. Take the train from Kansai Airport to Kyoto

$139 - $452

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Fly to Osaka  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Osaka (ITM) GMP - ITM

$301 - $826

Fly to Nagoya, train  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Nagoya (NGO) GMP - NGO
  2. Take the train from Nagoya to Kyoto

$237 - $780

Train, ferry  •  20 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Busan Station
  2. Take the ferry from Busan to Shimonoseki
  3. Take the train from Kokura to Kyoto

$272 - $414

Bus, ferry  •  26 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Donghae Express Bus Terminal
  2. Take the ferry from Donghae to Sakaiminato
  3. Take the bus from Yonago to Kyōto

$274 - $297

Bus, ferry, drive  •  27 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Donghae Express Bus Terminal
  2. Take the ferry from Donghae to Sakaiminato
  3. Drive from Sakaiminato to Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan
  4. Take the bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Karasuma Goike

$246 - $271

Drive, ferry  •  14 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Seoul Gimpo Airport (GMP) to Busan
  2. Take the ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
  3. Drive from Fukuoka to Kyoto

$242 - $300

Questions & Answers

The distance between Seoul Gimpo Airport (GMP) and Kyoto is 850 km.

The best way to get from Seoul Gimpo Airport (GMP) to Kyoto without a car is to train and ferry which takes 20 h 32 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 48 min to get from Seoul Gimpo Airport (GMP) to Kyoto, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Seoul Gimpo Airport to Osaka Kansai Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Jeju Air, Asiana Airlines, T'way Air and two other airlines offer flights from Seoul Gimpo Airport to Osaka Kansai Airport.

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There are 2163+ hotels available in Kyoto. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Seoul Gimpo Airport (GMP) to Kyoto.
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  • Distance: 531.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 48 min

What companies run services between Seoul Gimpo Airport (GMP), South Korea and Kyoto, Japan?

All Nippon Airways, Japan Airlines and two other airlines fly from Seoul Gimpo Airport (GMP) to Kyoto every 30 minutes.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka via Tokyo Haneda, Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,400
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka via Tokyo Haneda, Kochi
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka via Tokyo Haneda, Oita
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,400
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Nagoya via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka via Tokyo Haneda, Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,400
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka via Tokyo Haneda, Akita
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,400
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka via Tokyo Haneda, Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,400
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka via Tokyo Haneda, Sapporo
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,500
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka via Tokyo Haneda, Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,400
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Nagoya via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Nagoya via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Kansai via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Kansai via Cheju
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Nagoya via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Nagoya via Gimhae, Incheon
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Nagoya via Cheju, Gimhae
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Kansai via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Nagoya via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Kansai via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Nagoya via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
T'way Air
Website
twayair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Kansai via Cheju
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Nagoya to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $55
Green seat
$55 - $75
Train from Kokura to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$110 - $150
Reserved seat
$120 - $150
Green seat
$150 - $210
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Seoul Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$20 - $22
Economy Class
$23 - $26
Bus operators
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Donghae Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Keihan Bus
Phone
077-531-2121
Website
keihanbus.jp
Bus from Yonago to Kyōto
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$44
Schedules at
keihanbus.jp
OKK Airport Bus
Website
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Karasuma Goike
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $24
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Ferry operators
Kampu Ferry
Phone
083-224-3000
Website
kampuferry.co.jp
Ferry from Busan to Shimonoseki
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
kampuferry.co.jp
Second Class
$80
Ferst Class
$112
Deluxe
$160
Suite
$249
DBS Cruise Ferry
Phone
+7 4232 30 2704
Website
dbsferry.co.kr
Ferry from Donghae to Sakaiminato
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$157
Schedules at
dbsferry.co.kr
JRbeetle
Website
jrbeetle.co.jp
Ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$125
Schedules at
jrbeetle.co.jp

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